corporeity

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French corporéité or Medieval Latin corporeitas, from Latin corporeus, from corpus (body).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kɔːpəˈriːɪti/, /kɔːpəˈreɪɪti/

Noun[edit]

corporeity (plural corporeities)

  1. (uncountable) The quality or fact of having a physical or material body.
    • 2003: Determining what was unique about living beings, he postulated the ‘corporeity’ of a soul [...], common to beast and man alike. — Roy Porter, Flesh in the Age of Reason (Penguin 2004, p. 56)
  2. A body, a physical substance.

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